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    Default Stating date - Today, the <date>

    Hi,

    could you please see which one is correct?

    Thanks

    1. Today, on the 16th of august, there was a big earthquake....

    2. Today, the 16th of august, there was a big earthquake..

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    Default Re: Stating date - Today, the <date>

    Both are acceptable. "on" is often omitted in that context. Moreover, the second one looks like telegraph speech: the way in which newspaper headlines are written.

    If I had to choose, I'd say, the first one is better.

    Note, months of the year are capitalized; e.g., August.

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